Celina Jaitley: The Actress Support To LGBTQIA Community Leads To Death Threats

Celina Jaitley, a renowned actor, and former beauty queen, fearlessly advocates for causes close to her heart. Recently, she shared her harrowing experience of receiving death threats and enduring challenges due to her unwavering support for the LGBTQIA movement and gender equality. In an intimate conversation with Masala, Jaitley candidly revealed the incident that profoundly impacted her, leading to a transformation of perspective and the unjust questioning of her own sexuality.

Celina Jaitley

During an interview, Celina Jaitley also opened up about the tragic demise of her makeup artist, Probier Da, who played a vital role in her life during her struggling years as a young model. Probier Da held a maternal role for Jaitley, and his passing left an indelible mark. Their final conversation delved into his fears as a gay man, encompassing concerns about aging, the absence of a life partner or children, and his heartfelt wish for Jaitley’s happiness in marriage.

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This devastating incident became the reason for profound change within Celina Jaitley, which lead to multifaceted challenges and stigma endured by the LGBTQIA community. Despite facing threats from various individuals across the country. Jaitley also told that some of her LGBTQIA colleagues in the film industry distanced themselves, fearing exposure of their own identities. However, this cannot stop her as she remained steadfast in her commitment to supporting LGBTQIA organizations, events, and film festivals, defying the risks associated with her unwavering advocacy.

Moreover, Jaitley expressed her disappointment with certain organizations she supported, as they failed to live up to her expectations following the revocation of Section 377. Celina Jaitley’s unwavering support for the LGBTQIA community was full of challenges. From enduring death threats to being let down by organizations and facing the isolation of friends and colleagues, Jaitley remains resolute in her commitment to fighting for equality.

About Celina Jaitley

Celina Jaitley rose to fame after winning the title of Femina Miss India in 2001. She further captivated the world after obtaining the 4th runner-up position at Miss Universe the same year. Transitioning from the world of beauty pageants to the silver screen, she made her acting debut in the 2003 film Janasheen. Since then, Jaitley has mesmerized audiences with her performances in notable films such as No-Entry, Golmaal Returns, Apna Sapna Money-Money, and more. Her recent appearance was in the acclaimed production Season’s Greetings, showcasing her versatility as an actor.

Arpita Mackelvy
Arpita Mackelvy
Arpita is In-house content creator at NON. She is in writing for the last 6 years and contribute to some of biggest publishers in the industry.

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